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Communications, Information Technology & e-Commerce Services

The following information covers projects and publications between 1 June 2022 to 30 June 2022.

International Participation

Online catering services: New Field of Technical Activity

A proposal to establish a new ISO Technical Committee on Online catering services has been submitted by SAC (China). Standards Australia invites stakeholders to share their views on the proposal to help inform the Australian position (feedback is requested by 6 July 2022).
The scope of the proposal is focused on Standardisation in the field of online catering services. The scope will include, but is not limited to:
• Vocabulary, principles, and framework of online catering service
• Guidelines for service of online catering service providers, including physical restaurants, virtual kitchens/virtual restaurants
• Contents and methods of meal display and information description on online catering service website/App, and accessible online ordering
• Operation management of online catering service providers, including purchasing and inventory, marketing
• Monitoring, evaluation, and improvement of service
The proposal does not apply to the fields that are covered by the scope of:
• ISO/TC 34/SC 17 (food safety management)
• ISO/TC 122 (Packaging)
• ISO/TC 228/WG 16 (Tourism and related services - Restaurants)
• ISO/TC 268/SC 2(Sustainable cities and communities - Sustainable mobility and transportation)
• ISO/TC 290 (Online reputation)
• ISO/TC 315 (Cold chain logistics)
• ISO/TC 326 (Machinery intended for use with foodstuffs)
To provide feedback or learn more about the proposal, please contact us at


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